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Andrew Heyward is an expert in media, media landscape and digital content.

He serves as a research professor for TV News at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

In addition to his work at ASU, Heyward serves as a visiting scholar at the laboratory for social machines at MIT, where he is working on artificial intelligence tools to strengthen local journalism.

Prior to his position at the Cronkite School, Heyward had a long career in broadcast news, mostly at CBS, where he became an adviser to media companies, helping them develop innovative digital content, services and strategy.

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Local TV news actually has the potential to lead the way in restoring trust in journalism.

— Andrew Heyward, The Atlantic